Producer: United States Postal Service Largest of the penguin species, the emperor stands over three toes tall and may weigh greater than 80 kilos. Emperor penguins depend on a layer of fats and a water-resistant coat of brief, stiff feathers to guard them from the subzero temperatures, highly effective winds, and icy waters of their Antarctic habitat. Emperor penguins can dive deeper than 1,500 toes in pursuit of fish, squid, and crustaceans-farther than some other chicken. They’ll keep submerged for almost 20 minutes, although they normally resurface a lot sooner. The stamp artwork is a stylized drawing of a pair of emperor penguins on a cool inexperienced background. The pop of orange and yellow on the birds’ beaks and ear patches lends a regal look to the aptly named emperors. Illustrator Nancy Stahl hand-sketched after which digitally composed the artwork primarily based on images she took of emperor penguins on the Central Park Zoo in New York Metropolis. Artwork director Carl Herrman designed the stamp. Penguins is being issued in self-adhesive sheets of 20 and coils of 100 stamps. The phrases “ADDITIONAL OUNCE” on this stamp point out its utilization worth. Like a Eternally® stamp, it’ll at all times be equal in worth to the relevant worth for the worth class printed on them on the time of use.This stunning stamp from the U.S. Postal Service® pays tribute to the majestic emperor penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri).
Largest of the penguin species, the emperor stands over three toes tall and may weigh greater than 80 kilos.
The stamp artwork is a stylized drawing of a pair of emperor penguins on a cool inexperienced background.
Illustrator Nancy Stahl hand-sketched after which digitally composed the artwork primarily based on images she took of emperor penguins on the Central Park Zoo in New York Metropolis. Artwork director Carl Herrman designed the stamp.
Penguins is being issued in self-adhesive sheets of 20 and coils of 100 stamps. The phrases “ADDITIONAL OUNCE” on this stamp point out its utilization worth. Like a Eternally® stamp,
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